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Sep 21, 2010 11:00am EDT
pettigrew informed us that her daughter has died. riding 202 early when she was struck by an suv. christie littleford said she thought; she hit an animal, sh didn't realize what happened until she saw the bicycle lodged under her truck. pettigrew was a law student. the accident happened at 5:30 in the morning. there is conflicting information as to whether or not she was wearing reflective clothing. again, 5:30 a.m., dark at the time of the accident. there is no word on whether or not the driver will be charged. there will be weeks months before that decision is plead. >>> news today, an 18-year-old man is dead, it happened before 3:30 this morning. d.c. police were called out for a shooting. they found franklin hill on the ground suffeng from gun shot wounds. he was taken to the hospital where he died. no arrests have been made. a search is on for a man who was found dead blocks from the u.s. capital. a man's body was found on the tracks late last night. police say the body may have been on the tracks f a few days it is described of of that a black man, in his 40s or 50s, polic
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 5:00am EDT
opportunities to do good. >> stay with us now. news 4 continues right now at 5:00 a.m. >>> cooldown. there is a chill in the air with another summer like blast right around the corner. >>> campus crime. police lock up another suspect in nnection with a string of robberies involving the university of maryland students. >>> driving distracted. a national problem under the microscope in d.c. today. i'm joe krebs. >> i'm eun yang. 21st of september, 2010. a live look outside right now at 5:01 a.m. it is 57 degrees. cool, chilly start to the morning. looking for a jacket. couldn't find one, tom. had to break out all the winter stuff, i guss. >> in fact, we do have temperatures in many locations down into the 40s in the rural areas of maryland and virginia. 58 at national airport. near the bay, 60. elsewhere, 50s and 40s throughout much of the region. mountains, 40s. western maryland, west virginia, eastern shore, low 50s. we have a clear sky, bright, full moon competing with very bright jupiter. this was tak by one of our viewers last night. david took this of jupiter and its moons. we'r
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 4:00am EDT
holiday season. your early morning business headlines are straight ahead. >>> us, who else was in on the joaquin phoenix hoax? >>> th 9ers push the super bowl hamps to the bnk and a player takes out an unruly fan. you're watching "early today." >> good morning, and welcome back to "early today." i'm lynn berry. here are some ofour top headlines this morning. >>> former president jimmy cart every is trying to clarify comments he made to nbc's brian williams that his post presential work has been superior to that of his successor. after his comments aired last night, carter releaseda statement saying that he was areferring to opportunities from his organization, the carter center. >>> a washington woman who splashed acid on her face and claims she was attacked is now facing charges. they relate to nearly $28,000 in donations that were collected to help pay for the woman's treatment after the incident. >>> an english woman who sparked international outrage after she was seen dumping a cat into a trash bin has now been charged with two counts of animal cruelty. >>> and brazilian authorit
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 6:00am EDT
of bedbugs. good morning. thanks for joining us for news 4. i'm eun yang. >> i'm joe krebs on tuesday, the 21st day of september, 2010. beautiful sight. the sun beginning to show its light around here. kind of a beautiful sky of in the horizon. 58 degrees right now. let's find out what kind of day we're going to have. >> there's a chill in the air. >> there is. temperatures will quickly climb. we ought to make it into the 70s by late morning. near 80 by afternoon. shenandoahalley to interstate 95. 40s most locations. right in washington, upper 50s. and right near the wat is low 60s. inland, eastern shore now, low 50s. out of the mountains of western maryland, many locations in the 40s right now. and we have a clear sky than to high pressure nosing down from ontario that will be with us throughout the day today with plenty of sunshine. wming us to near 80 degrees with the strong, late september sun. tomorrow, winds shifting into the southwest will bring in summer like warmth. near 90 tomorrow afternoon. lots of sun. after midnight wednesday night through midday thursday, a chan
NBC
Sep 20, 2010 11:00pm EDT
don't want everybody teing my numbers. >> reporter: so may whitfield would not tell us which powerball numbers she played saturday night. tim morris uldn't either. but the self-described die hard powerballer did tell us why he's so confused. >> powerball -- i came yesterday and it was 14. andhen i came today. somebody told me they made a mistake. >> reporter: the cashierried explaining what happened to several customers monday. players like morris want answers. >> is this human error or computer error or machine error? how did it happen? >> reporter: we took his question straight to the top. >> we know it was human error. we know that the wrong number was input by mistake. the powerball number, the very last number, was 13. that was the real number. but for som reason, the number 14 was input to the vendors, to the retailers who pay out on the winning numbe. >> reporter: that was saturday night. by the time they dscovered the problem, it was late sunday morning. that meant even with the wrong powerball number, some folks got lucky. >> if they had the number 14, they went to c
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 7:00am EDT
in kabul for us with the latest. john, what do you know this morning? >> reporter: good morning, matt, as you say, the nine servicemen dead are americans, nbc news is being told and at least one american civilian is among the three injured. this happened as you say in zabul province in southeastern afghanistan. much of the territory there is controlled by the taliban and coalition forces led b the united states had been stepping up their efforts to take on the taliban in that area, to try to drive them out. this has been the deadliest year for coalition forces, the deadliest year for u.s. forces with today's crash, 351 americans have died this year. matt? >> john, but as we say, according to american sources the causef this is still under investigation and yet the taliban has already claimed responsibility. is that the norm in a situati like this? would they normally do something like that? >> reporter: it's very common, matt. as a matter of fact we got the call here at nbc news from a talibanpokesman claimg responsibility. in the past they have often claimed responsibility for
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
the irony, florida, where heather was killed still has no law prohibiting cell phone use or texting while driving. virginia by the way, bans texting while driving, but it's a secondary offense there. police have to pull you over for something else first. i rode with fairfax unty police recently. and one of the officers express frustration. they would see somebody texting while driving but they couldn't pull them over because it's a secondary offense there. they had to get them on something else first. >> they're helpless otherwise. >> yes. >> and the kindle behind the wheel of a bus, isn't that atrocious? >> come on. >>> authorities are reopening streets that were closed while investigating a suspicious package. a pharmaceutical company received an unexpected package that was leaking an unknown liquid. hazmat teams determined the substance was not dangerous. >>> the rematch between martin o'malley and former governor ehrlich appears to be neck and neck with six weeks to go until the general election. a new poll in the governor's race shows either candidate can win. chris gord season
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm EDT
has a cell phone. people think they can use them wherever they're at, including behind the wheel of a car. and we just need to convince people you can't be safe when you have a cell phone or blackberry in your hand. >> d.c. police were out all along looking for drivers texting while they were behind the wheel. 30 states and the district now ban that practice, there's a push now for a national ban. >>>he rematch betwefor governor neck and neck. >> reporter: governor ehrlich challenged o'malley. the new poll shows democratic governor martin owe mally with a slim lead, to republican ehrlich's 47%. but a 4% margin of error, means it's a virtual tie. >> an incumbentin the bluest of the blue state in adead heat is in trouble. >> until now, both bob ehrlich and governor o'malley have been spending their tv ad dollars baltimo but now their attention turns to the washington suburbs and our media market. >> martin o'malley first local tv ad puts education first. >> we now have the number one schools in the nation. when it comes to expanding opportunity in every neighborhood. i know that we mu
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 7:00pm EDT
for a change ithe policy. our own key o'donnell has been covering the story and she's with us tonight from washington. kelly, good evening. >> hi, brian. >> reporter: the emotions run deep and the intensity playing out is, to some degree, about the future of thpolicy itself and a lot is about politics. with just a few weeks to go before the mid-term elections. >> this is a blatant political approximately ploy in order to approximately in order to galvanize the political base of the other side which is facing a losing election. >> it is wrong to suggest that the fight legislatively is election-driven. >> reporter: republicans effectively blocked repealing th17-year-old ban on gays serving openly in the military so the president's often-repeated promise goes unfulfilled. >> i will end e "don't ask don't tell." that's my commitment to you. >> reporter: failing to deliver has gered liberal voters. that frustration took stage on monday in maine where music seation, lady gaga, toned down her looks and turned up the heat. >> doesn't it seem to you that we should send home the prejudice? the
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 4:00pm EDT
faster way to commute today, they're using a new version of the smart trip card called the charm card. it may be a chper option, even for commuters on metro. the charm card can be used on maryland's mtabus, subway and light rail system. the card wi also be accepted on metro and some regional buses, including ride on and the fairfax connecter. in turn, smart trip cards can be used wherever charm cards are accepted. the charm card will only cost 2.50. that's half the price of the smart trip card. you can buy them online for 10 bucks with 7.50 preloaded on the card. >>> the commute is looking easier for riders of the bus in prince georges county. operators of that service say most of its bus routes are back in service today. about 100 drivers went on strike last week, looking for better health insance, lunch breaks and better pay. the bus is currently using drivers from other jurisdictions. >>> stay right there, we have a lot more to come on news 4 at 4:00. the parents of the woman accused of faking an acid attack on herself are now speak out about the ordeal. ♪ >>> and a survival stor
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 12:35am EDT
, except you can only use it to call people you barely remember from high school. [ laughter ] "do you remember me? it's gary. [ cheers and applause ] yeah. remember me?" facebook has come out, though and denied the rumor that it is building a telephone. well, actually, they didn't want to make it weird, so they accepted the rumor then quietly deleted it a few days later. [ lauger ] totally -- totly understandable. this is a weird story. i don't know what to make of this. the kuala population in australia is apparently facing a chlamydia epidemic. [ aughter ] or as veterinarians put it, "a severe --" [ laughter ] >> steve: oh. [ applause ] >> jimmy: i didn't say anything! come here. no, just give me the bottom part. yeah, yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: or, as veterinarians put it, a severe itch down under. [ laughter ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> steve: shmeep blarp. >> jimmy: smeep brp! sorry writer who wrote that great joke. it was a good joke. [ laughter ] i screwed it up. >> steve: it was. >> jimmy: but that's true though, koalas in australia. they're facing a chlamydia epidemic. isn
NBC
Sep 21, 2010 4:30am EDT
isetting its own version of the smart chip card. it can be used on maryland's public bus, bway and lit rail system but also on metro and regional buses, including ride on and the fairfax connector. in turn, they will be accepted wherever charm cards are accepted. it will cost $2.50 or can be purchased online or krvs stores for $10 with $7.50 preloaded on the car. >>> in july, pentagon officials moved security screenings farther away from the pentagon toen increase safety. but that was protested saying it would limit access for the disabled. this move prompted by the shooting back in march when a man enteredhe station and began firing a gun, wounding two cars before being shot and killed by police. >>> 4:36 is your time. ahead on news 4 today, former president jimmy carter tried to clarify something he said about other former presidents. >>> plus, an ethical debate over a genetically altered fish that could beoming to supermarkets near you. >>>nd a define chill in the [ male announcer ] the turn changes everything. ♪ the turn will make you think. ♪ make you re-examine your approach.
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